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you bet! that's our new interactive speaker wall. 'sup? thinks it's a speak-ing wall. this can even dim your lights. your 3-d-printed girlfriend will love that. real mature. there you go. a laser drone for cats. i wish i had lasers. i don't. pew pew pew... the new radioshack is finally here. the store of your past is now the store of your future. come see one of our remodeled stores and get a free portable power charger with a $15 purchase. your realtime captioner is linda macdonald. why would you give that to 13- and 14-year-olds? >> bowing to pressure from parents at a bay area school district says it will tone down its new sex ed book -- somewhat. good evening, i'm brian hackney. >> i'm betty yu in for ann
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notarangelo. kpix 5's da lin is live in fremont tonight. da, the book has been shelved for now but parents still aren't happy. >> reporter: that's right, betty. some parents are still upset. now, this is the textbook the high school freshmen in fremont were supposed to use this fall for their sex ed class but after parents protested, the district decided not to use it, at least for now, so they can modify this textbook, but a lot of parents are saying, that's not enough. >> that's -- the graphics are extreme. oh, my gosh! >> reporter: the reaction from parents and students. >> too visual. >> reporter: gives you an idea some images in this book are too graphic to show on tv. >> they are pornographic. >> like i said, something you might accidentally see on the internet. >> reporter: some parents say the illustrations show a close- up look at private parts in a provocative way. others say it's inappropriate for high school freshmen. >> information in this book is how to find a partner and it
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has a full page of links to online dating sites. i mean, why would you give that to 13- and 14-year-olds? >> reporter: the health textbook also talks about masturbation, sex toys and orgasms. here's a paragraph about bondage using handcuffs, ropes and blindfolds for sex games. about 2,000 parents signed an online petition to stop the district from using the book and attorneys also sent a letter on friday about a potential lawsuit. the superintendent sent out a statement on the same day saying, health classes at the district's high school also use their previous texts on an interim basis. he goes on to say, the administration has been in communication with the book's publisher, who has offered to modify the textbook to better meet the district and its students' needs. but parents say, that's not enough. they say the entire textbook is inappropriate for freshmen. >> it would make more sense to
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look for another book. >> reporter: the district's superintendent was not available for comment. so we don't know how much of this textbook will be modified and when that modified version will be used. live in fremont, i'm da lin, kpix 5. >> the district has to get approval from the school board to pull the new textbook and go back to the previous book. board members will be voting on it next week. oh, it's a sight to see especially from the air. tens of thousands of people in golden gate park right now. this is video from yesterday taking in the outside lands music festival. probably looks about the same now. tonight's headliner tom petty and the heartbreakers even though thousands will attend the festival this weekend, kpix 5's mark kelly tells us, not everybody is happy about it. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: every festival has its own unique flair. christina and darrell stopped by curious about the indy music scene. >> this is a great way to
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discover new artists that maybe you have never heard before. >> reporter: the chaney sisters watched kanye west perform and now they are back for day 2 of the concert. >> like you have like indy music and then you have like rappers and it's really good. >> reporter: and saturday's cooler temperatures did not scare fans away. organizers are still expecting 65,000 fans just today. >> the weather is perfect. >> reporter: you like this? >> i like it. >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: can you handle the weather, too? >> oh, yeah. [ laughter ] >> reporter: not too cold? >> oh no, we're prepared with hoods and scarves. >> reporter: some people living around golden gate gate park were not prepared for the loud music. along with traffic, noise has been a concern in the neighborhood since the concert started 7 years ago. outside lands has seven stages. staff tells us they strategically face all stages to avoid blaring people out of their homes. >> it's pretty loud but i mean, that's what you get to with the concert. >> reporter: outside lands is known for showcasing new
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artists, but one legend from the past was honored, too. the united states postal service gave janis joplin her very own stamp. and at this music festival it was unveiled for the very first time. >> i'm a massive fan of hers. i'm a singer myself so i cannot wait to get the stamp. >> reporter: in golden gate park, mark kelly, kpix 5. >> outside lands is going to be crowded all weekend. so be sure to pack your patience. and head to kpix.com for realtime traffic conditions and event information. buying $700 worth of high- end liquor in one sweep might be a bad idea. buying it with a stolen credit card on surveillance video, that's just plain dumb. what you're seeing is the end of a spending spree that began with a car break-in at the fish market restaurant in santa clara last month. thieves got away with several thousand dollars worth of electronics and personal property along with this credit card. if you can identify this woman, car will police want to hear -- santa clara police want to hear from you. a car backing out of a
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driveway struck and killed an elderly woman in santa clara near monroe and fremont south of highway 82 this morning. the driver tried to help the woman but she died at the scene. police are calling it a tragic accident. and at this point, the driver is not charged. feeling like the old times at the caldecott tunnel this weekend. bore 2 on the eastbound side will be closed overnight for work with another round of closures set for next weekend. caltrans is realigning the approach to the tunnel now that it no longer reverses direction twice a day. changes should make the drive a little smoother. and if you live in the 415 area code get ready for changes. starting next february, marin county will roll out a new 628 area code for new customers. that means you will have to punch in an area code even if you are dialing locally. existing customers don't have to change their area codes. the familiar 415 has been around since the 1940s. hollywood is taking center
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stage in sacramento right now. lawmakers are looking to extend a $100 million -year-old tax credit for moviemakers. it's aimed at keeping jobs in california. the tax break is set to expire in 2017. lawmakers are considering a five-year extension. yet another consequence of california's deepening drought. why it could prove deadly to millions of migrating birds, coming up. >> bay area grape growers are expecting a smaller harvest this year. they say there's no reason to "wine" about it. >> since the first pun has been exhausted we'll just say the forecast is coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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tonight. flames from the "l lle eight members of a fire crew burned while battling a wildfire in mendocino county are home tonight. flames from the "lodge" fire near laytonville overtook the group last night. three of the injuries are firefighters from santa clara county the other fives inmates. all were released from the hospital. the lightning-sparked fire has burned 7100 acres and is 30% contained tonight. central valley wetlands are drying up but the state still expects a record number of
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migrating birds this year. reporter lee martinez looks at how the drought could affect them. >> reporter: migratory birds from the arctic and prairie states some flying more than 3,000 miles will start arriving in central california soon. but their winter won't be easy. >> like coming home from vacation and having the water shut off and the grocery store down the street is closed. >> reporter: they have senior water rights and usually get some allocated water from the federal and state water projects. but conservationists are worried about having water available when the birds arrive. >> we have had water available for the growing season. but come the end of october, if we don't have any rain or any significant precipitation, its very unlikely that we'll have water to flood rice fields and rice fields have become at least 50% of the waterfowl habitat in the winter. >> reporter: large numbers of geese and birds in one area will spread disease. >> things like botulism which can cause large dieoffs the
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birds. they concentrate in one area, it's easier for disease to spread from one to the next bird. >> reporter: the other fear is the birds will run out of food in mid-december, three months before they normally fly away. >> people say, well, fish can't get out of the stream but birds could just fly somewhere else. in a year like this, there is nowhere else to fly. >> that was lee martinez reporting. biologists say the birds don't get enough food this winter, they may not breed next year. well, the grape harvest is getting into full swing in the wine country. it's a little bit early this year, by a week or two. growers are expecting a smaller crop than last year. but they say the quality is still good because of some late spring rains. grapes for sparkling wine picking started last month. now other grapes are being harvested it, as well. it's not the kind of athletic heroics you're used to seeing at at&t park but this is not less impressive. we'll take you out to the spartans next. >> the moon is getting up close
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and personal with earth tomorrow. we'll take a look after a break. sure... hey canyou bet! this? that's our new interactive speaker wall. 'sup? thinks it's a speak-ing wall. this can even dim your lights. your 3-d-printed girlfriend will love that. real mature.
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there you go. a laser drone for cats. i wish i had lasers. i don't. pew pew pew... the new radioshack is finally here. the store of your past is now the store of your future. come see one of our remodeled stores and get a free portable power charger with a $15 purchase.
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you have made my life special by being apart of it.enough. (everyone) cheers! glad you made it buddy. thanks for inviting me. thanks again my friends. for everything, for all your help. through all life's milestones, our trusted advisors are with you every step of the way. congratulations! thanks for helping me plan for my retirement. you should come celebrate with us. i'd be honored. plan for your goals with advisors you know and trust. so you can celebrate today and feel confident about tomorrow. chase. so you can. brought out some of the most challenging obstacle racing courses on the adrenaline rush junkies were in heaven at at&t park with obstacle courses. hundreds of competitors went head to head in a three-mile
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course that used every inch of the stadium. people had to run. bleachers, climb ropes and then there were those dreaded [ indiscernible ] >> you know you can push yourself and mentally get through it. >> top finisher also compete in a super spartan race an eight- mile course. spartan race has more than 130 events in 17 countries planned for this year. if you are looking for something fun to do this weekend, we have you covered. ♪[ music ] >> the san jose jazz festival is happening right now at the plaza de cesar chavez downtown. kpix 5 is a proud sponsor of the event. it runs through tomorrow. well, as far as i'm concerned, this is one of the best years they ever had as far as san jose jazz festival especially the blues alley. this is my sister bernardine here. >> how do you do? >> and i'm a jazz and blues
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enthusiast. this outdoes monterey as far as i'm concerned. >> this year's line-up features grammy winners, classic jazz pioneers and some hot salsa from all over the world. some mighty fine weather, too, in san jose where they had readings in the 70s today. and it will be fairly mild for the remainder of the weekend, too. let's check san jose. plenty of blue down there with fog and low clouds creeping in at the shoreline but right now sunny in san jose and over inland and bay shoreline. concord 72. san francisco 58. santa rosa 71. san jose 70. livermore 72. here's how we look by 8:00 tonight. inland cooling into the upper 60s around the bay in the low 60s. and there's a lot of fog and low clouds at the shoreline. by tomorrow afternoon pretty much an encore performance mostly sunny skies inland with temperatures in the mid-80s. and around the bay we'll be in the upper 70s and at the coast the upper 60s. here's what's happening. low pressure forms off oregon
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and that's going to deepen the -- maintains the marine layer along the shoreline. and tomorrow morning we'll get drizzle. we'll have some tonight, too, at the coast but inland looks good after we dispense with the low clouds. the low forms, the coastline is cool, we remain nice and sunny inland. in fact, it's going to hopefully be clear enough tomorrow night so that we will see the second of three "supermoons." in fact, tomorrow it happens tomorrow morning, actually, tomorrow morning our time the moon will be at its closest approach to earth. it will be the brightest full moon by the time it rises at sunset tomorrow night. would you really notice a difference between the typical full moon and this full moon? the answer, ladies and gentlemen, is no. it's only 8% larger than a typical full moon but nevertheless it's cool and you can go to kpix.com and read more about tomorrow's "supermoon." but you'll be a little confused
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unless you're into this stuff because the full moon tomorrow is at about 10:30 a.m. tomorrow morning at pacific time. can we see it at 10:30 in the morning? yes, if you drill a hole through the earth and look to europe, then you can see it. you will have to wait until sunset to see the full moon rising. a few hours past "supermoon" and it will be a beautiful sight but again you won't be able to tell the difference. i'm just being honest. low clouds along the shoreline. sunshine inland for much of the day tomorrow. by the shoreline, you will see this. fog and low clouds at the golden gate bridge. we'll go with "stratus quo." cool and breezy at the coast, seasonal temperatures. hurricane julio powers toward hawaii, it was a cat-3 but looks like it's going to miss it as a cat-2 and the path of julio is going to have it skirt the island. they will only pick up the surf and some rain. but it will not sustain a direct hit. julio is heading out of the area. for a little bit of a warmup for us too much, inland in the mid-80s, around the beach in the 60s. we'll take that all the way
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through next weekend, temperatures don't change much this week. sky turbulence don't change much. so we are going to go with "stratus quo," the usual low clouds in the morning and sunshine in the afternoon. and i think that adequately sums it up. we'll have more on the "supermoon" tomorrow. >> thank you. not to be missed, thanks, brian. vern, not to be missed your sports segment coming up. >> betty, thanks for the introduction. hey, we have two former warriors. all right. entering the basketball hall of fame, and a wild day at the pga championship including wading in the water. ,, a ,,
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players had a share of the lead... ...but in the end....they'rl chasing the worlds no.1 to valhalla golf golf up top. 96th pga championship. at one point five players shared the lead but in the end they are all chasing the world's number one player. to valhalla golf club, louisville, kentucky. jason day isn't getting ready to fly fish. his ball burled on the banks of the wet stuff at the second hole. his caddy, here's a club, catch. and he gets out cleanly! jason day, look at that saving par. day is three shots off the lead and in contention. ricky fowler is 10. two seconds and a fifth place finish he can tie the lead. he has a share of the lead on that one. >> pulls even with mcilroy. >> what about the quiet texan ryan palmer saying hey don't forget about me. he had a share of the lead.
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currently now four strokes back. phil mickelson 2005 pga champion, birdied four of his last five holes. he is three back. bernd wiesberger, second time he has ever played the weekend on a major and playing it well. stuck the landing there. had the outright lead for a cup of coffee. not even half of that. rory mcilroy birdied 15. you see what he did at 16. back to wiesberger. nearly pitches in for eagle at his final hole. shot a 6-under 65. but mcilroy is alone atop the leaderboard with 13-under par. 18 holes away from his second straight major title. fowler who has finished in the top five in all three majors is alone in third.
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while phil mickelson sits three strokes back. hey, just in, kansas city's james shields who dominated the a's six days ago got a complete game shutout of the giants and got all he needed right here in the 5th as alex gordon took tim hudson the distance. royals blanketed the giants, just over, 5-0. the a's and the twins tied at one in the second inning. last night, two former warriors and former teammates, rich richmond and sarunes marculiones were inducted into the basketball hall of fame. richmond and marculiones part of a 10-member class enshrined. they were part of the run tmc attack with chris hardaway and mullen. richmond was traded to sacramento. a move nelson regrets. the move where richmond is still hurting. >> we were a tight unit. we did everything together. coach nelson was one of the
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most innovative coaches in nba history and he put together quite a team. run tmc was born and man, did we have some fun and some success. then i got traded. and i was devastated. >> now, richmond's teammate sarunes marculiones played four seasons with golden state. he was one of the first european born players to play in the league. he talked about the cultural differences when arrived in the warriors locker room. >> i was, you know, i was a strange duck in the locker room of golden state. one of the things that -- ice. we had -- at home we use ice cubes for whiskey. when i got to the locker room, you know, i see ice packs, ice buckets, ice -- everything was ice. watch out, chris was putting his feet into a bucket full of
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ice. and that was really scary. >> all right. oakland a's catcher steven vogt has become a cult hero locally. fangs at games chanting, i believe in steven vogt! when he got a bat in his hand. earlier he showed off his alter ego, a basketball referee. and he did it on the mlb network. >> i got a double tech -- [ laughter ] >> i got no shot. green, two, three. [ laughter ] >> out of bounds. >> yup. [ laughter ] >> count it, 1, 5. block. 1. >> you know what? that's just the way the a's clubhouse is. it's a bunch of loose guys, that was jonny gomes on
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headset, a bunch of loose guys that billy beane has been able to put together and they just go out and they dominate. >> i like a guy that's not afraid to ham it up for the camera. >> but they got to be 6 feet and over for you, right? >> that's right! >> we'll make some exceptions. >> you hear that, folks? all right. >> another reason the a's are number one. >> thanks for watching. we'll see you again at 11:00. >> the latest news and weather are always on our website, kpix.com. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,, ♪watching everybody eating ♪what they want all day ♪oh this tasteless cardboard ♪brings me nothing but more shame ♪ ♪turning every turn until i find something right♪
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